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Daniel K. Inouye

30 Minutes With the Most Powerful Man In Hawaii

30 Minutes With the Most Powerful Man In Hawaii

Daniel Inouye gave a rare press availability Thursday in his Honolulu office. Civil Beat was there.
Capitol Watch: Jan. 13

Capitol Watch: Jan. 13

UPDATED 5:12 p.m. Inouye wants House Democrats to settle power struggle; Big Isle money woes; Koller goes to North Carolina; Abercrombie praises UH; Ariyoshi eyes space; and Say, Ige, Ward, Aoki on PBS.
Capitol Watch: Jan. 5

Capitol Watch: Jan. 5

UPDATE 4:37 p.m. Hanabusa already under fire; Inouye's ninth; the governor and the military; House staff turnover; and separating church, state.
Pinching the Power of Dan’s Purse Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Pinching the Power of Dan’s Purse

Did the death of Dan Inouye's $1.3 trillion omnibus bill portend the end of federal pork for Hawaii?
Capitol Watch: Dec. 17

Capitol Watch: Dec. 17

DADT repeal may happen this weekend; Hannemann takes hotel advocate job; Inouye's deep thoughts on his dead omnibus bill; and about that rail EIS.

McCain Mocks Polynesian Voyaging Society

Arizona Sen. John McCain calls $300,000 for the Hawaiian cultural group the No. 1 (worst) "pork barrel" earmark.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 15

Capitol Watch: Dec. 15

Another hearing on proposed school closures; Hirono, Djou vote to repeal DADT; Big Isle lawmakers looking for help; and highlights of the governor's press conference.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 14

Capitol Watch: Dec. 14

Hooser opines on the House re-org; local GOP in disarray; and Abercrombie yet to move into Washington Place.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 13

Capitol Watch: Dec. 13

Man tries to commit suicide at Capitol; Marumoto wants to save a school; and Obama's Hawaii vacation on hold until Congress is pau.
Capitol Watch: Dec. 1 File photo.

Capitol Watch: Dec. 1

Akaka joins Inouye in supporting repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." And state senators meet and greet.
Capitol Watch: Nov. 30

Capitol Watch: Nov. 30

Lawmakers recognize outstanding service of a longtime Capitol employee. And Abercrombie picks directors for budget and labor.
Elections Dim Outlook of Akaka Bill — and Akaka?

Elections Dim Outlook of Akaka Bill — and Akaka?

With the Republican wave that swept across the nation Nov. 2, chances that the Akaka bill passes the Senate are slim. Dan Akaka's influence is also in question.
Daniel K. Inouye